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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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589 Ratings
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Ratings: 589
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 6.9%
Wants: 139
Gots: 233 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The Golden Blend is made with 4 year old Lambic that accounts for 25 % of it’s contents, the rest of the blend is made up by a "secret" combination of 1, 2 and 3 year old Lambic.

The exact mixture is only known by the master-blender Armand himself.

The name "Golden Blend" is not far away from the truth, in fact, the 4 years of maturation in oak-wooden barrels is making this particular Lambic very expensive.

Due to the "evaporation" through the barrels, only a small percentage of the lambic is left over after 4 years of maturing.

(Beer added by: rvdoorn on 03-14-2012)
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rodkin

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4.48/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour is a nice apricot color, fairly clear with a small head that lasts a bit. Decent lacing on the side of the glass.

Aroma is similar to the oude gueuze, but more fruity and citric, and a bit less funky. Some lemon, apple, hay, a bit of oak. Really nice.

Taste follows the aroma really well. A lot of citrus flavors, apple, and hay. Slight mineral aftertaste. Once again, excellent.

Mouthfeel is wonderful. Dry, light, decent carbonation, really superb. Very smooth.

The oude gueuze was really good, but this is just a different level. Really tasty, light, and supremely drinkable. A wonderful offering from 3 fonteinen, I can't wait to try the armand'4.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 03:37:03 | More by rodkin
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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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